JOHNNY BOYCHUK NEWS

Oilers, Bruins discussed Johnny Boychuk trade over the summer

One of the summer’s most persistent rumours was the idea of a trade between Edmonton and Boston that would see native son Johnny Boychuk join the Oilers in time for the 2014-15 season. It was a deal that in theory made sense for both sides, as Boston could free up the dollars it needs to clear to become compliant with the salary cap, Edmonton could acquire a quality defenceman...
Via Hockey Fan Land
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Peter Chiarelli and Salary Cap Mismanagement

“I can’t sign everybody” This is the hill Peter Chiarelli is destined to die on as the Bruins start to gear up for training camp. It is true – you can’t sign everybody anymore. The NHL put a salary cap in place so Jeremy Jacobs would ******* sign someone teams couldn’t spend millions upon billions upon trillions of dollars to create NHL super teams. It was put to give...
Via Days of Y'Orr
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers, Boston Bruins discussed Johnny Boychuk trade over the summer

One of the summer’s most persistent rumours was the idea of a trade between Edmonton and Boston that would see native son Johnny Boychuk join the Oilers in time for the 2014-15 season. It was a deal that in theory made sense for both sides, as Boston could free up the dollars it needs to clear to become compliant with the salary cap, Edmonton could acquire a quality defenceman...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL rumor: Boston Bruins to trade a defenseman

There was some speculation last week about just who might be the odd man out in the jumbled Boston Bruins salary cap situation. Over at Two Pad Stack, I speculated that maybe Brad Marchand and his $4.5 million salary could be on the move after what was considered a sub-par season. Coupled with how tight things are in regards to the purse strings in Boston and it certainly seemed...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiarelli: At some point, I’m going to have to trade a defenseman

At the first intermission of the Bruins’€™ rookie game against the Lightning, general manager Peter Chiarelli discussed the team’€™s NHL roster and where things stand going forward. The biggest takeaways were that David Pastrnak could begin training camp on the right wing of David Krejci‘€™s line, that he will not sign all of his free-agents-to-be and that he will trade...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Jonny Boychuk hopes to stay

Johnny Boychuk is well aware that many people believe his days are numbered with the Bruins, that he will be a victim of their salary-cap squeeze and strike it rich elsewhere. Not surprisingly, the easy-going, 30-year-old defenseman isn’t overly worried about his future, even if it does include a trade in the coming days, weeks or months, or a possible exit via unrestricted free...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Questions About The Boston Bruins

Joe Haggerty of CSNNE answered a few questions from the fans.... What does your gut tell you about Boychuk? He staying or going? JH: My head tells me that he’s going, and my gut tells me that he’s staying with the Bruins. Make of that what you will, but I’ve maintained for a while now that trading away Boychuk makes them worse in the short term when they have legitimate...
Via Kukla's Korner
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Focused On ‘Winning Another Stanley Cup With The Bruins’ (Video)

Johnny Boychuk’s name has been thrown around in Boston Bruins trade rumors, but the defenseman made it clear Wednesday that he doesn’t want to be anywhere else. “We’ll see what happens,” Boychuck said. “Anything, I guess, but for now I’m just focusing on winning another Stanley Cup with the Bruins.” Boychuk even said that going for big money somewhere else when...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Johhny Boychuk Wants To Stay With Bruins, Says Boston ‘Is Like Home’

Aside from four games with the Colorado Avalanche, Johnny Boychuk has only known life in the NHL as a member of the Boston Bruins, and he hopes it stays that way for the foreseeable future. However, it might not be that simple. The Bruins are up against the NHL salary cap, and they still have to re-sign restricted free agents Reilly Smith and Torey Krug. There have been rumors that...
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Will The Boston Bruins Move Johnny Boychuk?

from Joe Haggerty of CSNNE, Nobody wants to see Boychuk traded from this current group of Bruins, and dealing away the hard-nosed, hard-hitting D-man with the booming shot will weaken their team in the short term. His inclusive personality would be missed. His intensity in the playoffs would be missed. His willingness to endure a puck to the face to win a game would be severely...
Via Kukla's Korner
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Reasons The Bruins Should Trade Johnny Boychuk For Nail Yakupov

Joe Haggerty of CSNNE recently reported rumors that the Boston Bruins are looking to move a defenseman. Specifically, he named Johnny Boychuck as potential trade bait for the Edmonton Oilers, and in his article he suggested that a Boychuk for Nail Yakupov trade could benefit both teams. Here are 5 reasons why the Bruins should definitely make this trade. 5. Money The Bruins are a...
Via Beyond The Benches
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk ‘loves’ being on Boston Bruins blueline

The kid in the Ryan Smyth Edmonton Oilers replica jersey had two requests of Johnny Boychuk just before he was leaving Perry Pearn’s annual pro hockey conditioning camp Wednesday. “Can I have your autograph, please ... and I sure hope the Oilers get you,” said the youngster. The Boston Bruins defenceman — who grew up in Edmonton’s Newton neighbourhood, a stone’s throw...
Via Pro Sports Daily
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Can The Boston Bruins Afford Johnny Boychuk?

from Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal, They still have to sign power play defenceman Torrey Krug and top-nine winger Reilly Smith, and they lost first-line forward Jarome Iginla to the Colorado Avalanche because the Avs could give him more than a one-year performance-laced deal. They also have to resign their second-best centre David Krejci, also UFA next summer. ...
Via Kukla's Korner
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk: Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli Is A ‘Mastermind’

Johnny Boychuk is one of the Boston Bruins’ most reliable defensemen. The 30-year-old Edmonton native is a steady defensive presence on the blue line who provides physical play, good positioning and the ability to defend top forwards for over 20 minutes per game. He also adds valuable offensive skills such as a powerful shot from the point and the ability to maintain puck-possession...
Via NESN.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Lowell Spinners pay tribute to Lock Monsters with Boychuk bobble head

(Photo/Spinners) LOWELL, Mass. – The Lowell Spinners and LeLacheur Park took a trip back in time on Thursday night. Honoring the Lowell Lock Monsters who played only blocks away from the ballpark at the Tsongas Center for eight seasons. The Lock Monsters played in Lowell for three seasons (1998-2001) as the American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings. In 2001...
Via Mill City Sports
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Cap hell - Time for "Z" to leave?

The Boston Bruins are in a bit of a blunder right now. Peter Chiarelli, often known as a “capologist” with his rich education background from Harvard seems to have signed himself into a corner. The Boston Bruins currently have a grand total of $1,640,857 of cap space with a whopping 18 roster players signed. The NHL rulebook states:  5.1 Eligible Players - A team shall be composed...
Via BruinsLife
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins shopping Boychuk

The Boston Bruins are looking to free up some salary cap space and appear to be shopping defenseman Johnny Boychuk in order to create some room. The Bruins have roughly $5.7 million in available cap space, which includes center Marc Savard's $4.027 million salary being attributed to LTIR. With restricted free agents Reilly Smith, Justin Florek, Jordan Caron, Torey Krug and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiarelli acknowledges changes are coming - defensemen on the move?

At 5:00 PM yesterday GM Peter Chiarelli addressed the Boston media via conference call. The call was in regards to July 1st’s Free Agent Frenzy which was anything but for the Bruins and Black and Gold faithful. When he was asked about the potential of trades to shore up the significant void left by future hall of fame winger Jarome Iginla, Chiarelli acknowledged that the Bruins...
Via BruinsLife
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Scores Game-Tying Goal, Gives Finger Guns Celly

Boston Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk came through in the clutch with this game-tying goal late in the 3rd period against the Montreal Canadiens. The celly that followed was fantastic, with Boychuk giving the double-finger guns with his gloves still on. [@PeteBlackburn] The post Johnny Boychuk Scores Game-Tying Goal, Gives Finger Guns Celly appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Johnny Boychuk Follows Third-Period Goal With Epic Celebration (GIF)

The Boston Bruins forced overtime in Game 1 of their second-round series against the Montreal Canadiens with a late third-period goal from defenseman Johnny Boychuk. With 1:58 remaining in regulation, Boychuk fired a shot from the point that beat Canadiens goaltender Carey Price, who was screened in front of the net and didn’t see the puck. There are a lot of reasons why Boychuk...
Via NESN.com
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Johnny Boychuk Goes Full Yosemite Sam

After Boychuk’s goal I tweeted this: The Yosetemi Sam celebration was a nice touch — Justin Aucoin (@JustinDOY) May 2, 2014 And then John (@CamFan81) made this beauty: You tell ‘em I’M coming… and hell’s coming with me, you hear?
Via Days of Y'Orr
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Better Stanley Cup Goal Celebration: Johnny Boychuk’s Finger Guns Or Patrick Kane Dialing It Up?

Big games in the NHL’s Stanley Cup playoffs produce big-time goals, and big-time goals produce big-time goal celebrations. We’ve seen quite out share of good ones already, though none better than the two you’ll see below. But which one takes the crown so far? Well, take your pick. Patrick Kane Dialing It Up Patrick Kane scored a huge game-winning goal in overtime during...
Via Next Impulse Sports
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins: Johnny Boychuk Celly (GIF)

This is a sweet Celly by Boston Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk... Guns up... No wait, that's Texas Tech.
Via Goon's World
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk’s Late Third-Period Goal Forces OT For Bruins (Video)

BOSTON — The Bruins appeared to be headed for defeat in Thursday night’s playoff series opener before defenseman Johnny Boychuk tied the score at 3 with a booming slap shot from the point that beat Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price. After retrieving the puck below the goal line, Bruins forward Brad Marchand surveyed the TD Garden ice and found Boychuk at the point with...
Via NESN.com
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Johnny Boychuk Lays Out Justin Abdelkader With Huge Hit (Video)

BOSTON — Johnny Boychuk is among the toughest defensemen in the NHL, and that was evident in the third period of Sunday’s Game 2 against the Detroit Red Wings when he laid out Justin Abdelkader with a gigantic body check. As both players skated into the corner to retrieve the puck, the Boston Bruins D-man made a clean hit with his shoulder to launch the Red Wings forward into...
Via NESN.com
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss
Bruins News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Ravens respond to ESPN allegations

14 amazing stats from Week 3

John Oliver slams Roger Goodell

Peyton Manning: ‘It’s a disappointing loss’

Report: Qatar will not host 2022 World Cup

10 takeaways from Week 3 in the NFL

WWE Night of Champions results

Cary Williams critical of Chip Kelly

Florida WR indicates he wants a new QB

'South Park' roasts Redskins with ad

Jags hand over reins to Blake Bortles

Eagles, Redskins fight after cheap hit

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.